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Ew! Larry Craig (R-ID) Was Suspected in 1982 Of Illicit Sex with White House Pages (salon) - 8/29/2007 9:04:25 AM
In Republican Land, It's Okay to Solicit Prostitutes But Not Okay to be Gay? (salon) Saw that Crew, which has issued ethics complaints against both David Vitter (R-LA) and Larry Craig (R-ID) but Republicans didn't call for an ethics investigation of Vitter. While I am pleased that Sen.....- 8/29/2007 8:50:11 AM
More About Fort Hood Soldier Spraders Death- Trainers faulted-They Covered It UP (salon) About the Fort Hood soldier who disappeared during training and was found dead.Army Sgt. Lawrence Sprader set out under the searing Texas sun on a map-reading exercise, carrying a cellphone in case he.....- 8/29/2007 8:41:53 AM
What's Up With Toll Roads? ---- Really! (pstern) To Legislators, CAMPO and the Transportation Policy Board: For the past 5 years the majority of Texans have vocalized their discontent with toll road plans being pushed by Gov. Perry, Rep. Mike Krusee.....- 8/28/2007 7:50:55 PM
Devon Energy *Donates* Money for Repairs to Johnson County, Texas (salon) In a way, frankly, that's a little insulting and silly, although it's good Johnson County got some money to repair the county roads that Devon Energy has damaged. But that's exactly the point of why s.....- 8/28/2007 7:36:53 PM
It's the HYPOCRISY-Any claim Republicans had to Family Values is GONE- Vitter and Craig (salon) Politicians who think voters are blind to these events are dead wrong. Voters can show empathy when presented with forgiveness and apology. But for those who try to conceal wrong and are then defiant,.....- 8/28/2007 7:24:40 PM
Chart of Subprime Mortgages- State by State (salon) Politicians who think voters are blind to these events are dead wrong. Voters can show empathy when presented with forgiveness and apology. But for those who try to conceal wrong and are then defiant,.....- 8/28/2007 7:20:39 PM
Poli Cartoons (salon) Politicians who think voters are blind to these events are dead wrong. Voters can show empathy when presented with forgiveness and apology. But for those who try to conceal wrong and are then defiant,.....- 8/28/2007 7:17:47 PM
Illinois Man Accused of Eavesdropping on his Stepdaughter-Bet He Wishes He was George Bush (salon) What the stepfather was doing is illegal.A Du Quoin man who claims he was only trying to listen in on his stepdaughter's telephone conversations is accused of not only eavesdropping on her electronica.....- 8/28/2007 4:57:54 PM
About Energy and Being Off the Grid (salon) Chet Edwards (US House Dist 17) was one of only a few Democrats who voted AGAINST the energy bill (thus voted WITH Republicans). He apparently doesn't see the value of alternative energies, such as so.....- 8/28/2007 4:48:44 PM
Newspaper Publishes Article About Saudi Extremist in Al-Qaida Front Group-Government Shuts Them Down (salon) I'm talking about Saudi Arabia, where, as we know, about half of the al-Qaida terrorists in Iraq are from.Saudi Arabia has indefinitely banned the distribution of a leading Arab newspaper, Al Hayat, j.....- 8/28/2007 4:27:24 PM
Who's Going to Pay for the Subprime Mortgage Debacle? Surely NOT the US Taxpayer (salon) We were already stiffed for the Savings and Loan debacle in the '80's. I saw a letter to the editor in the Cleburne paper today that said that Senator Dodd has put in a bill to have the US taxpayer ba.....- 8/28/2007 4:25:18 PM
Guineas Pics (salon) We were already stiffed for the Savings and Loan debacle in the '80's. I saw a letter to the editor in the Cleburne paper today that said that Senator Dodd has put in a bill to have the US taxpayer ba.....- 8/28/2007 3:56:01 PM
One More About Joelle Ogletree-Video and Interview from Fox's Hannity and Colmes Yesterday (salon) Wrongly Accused of Sex with Students: Joelle Ogletree's Story. Watch the video at that link.ALAN COLMES, CO-HOST: Five years ago, French teacher Joelle Ogletree was accused of having sex with three st.....- 8/28/2007 3:45:42 PM
DHS, FEMA and NRC Holding Radiological Emergency Preparedness Results Meeting Hood County on Thursday (salon) Ought to be pretty interesting. It's going to be at the Hood County Annex I at 200 North Gordon St in Granbury at 11:30 am on Thursday, August 30. Meeting is open to the public and it's about an exerc.....- 8/28/2007 3:23:46 PM
Department of Homeland Security Data-Mining System That Invaded Privacy To Be Stopped (salon) You know, as I was reading this, I was thinking about WHO's been in charge of DHS and hoping against hope that Bush the Buffoon doesn't replace Gonzales the Incompetent with Chertoff the Intrusive. Th.....- 8/28/2007 11:33:53 AM
Countrywide's Unscrupulous Targeting of Consumers in Subprime Mortgage Scams (salon) from the Consumerist.New York Times has a very interesting article about the business practices that resulted in Countrywide's dramatic spiral into the dirt. Recently, the nation's largest mortgage le.....- 8/28/2007 11:23:28 AM
Here's a Business That's Doing Well-Record Opium Crops In Afghanistan! (salon) Opium production in Afghanistan has increased by 34 percent over the past year, and the country is now the source of 93 percent of the heroin, morphine and other opiates on the world market, according.....- 8/28/2007 11:21:08 AM
Stupidest Terrorism Overreaction Award Time- The Flour on the pavement (salon) Opium production in Afghanistan has increased by 34 percent over the past year, and the country is now the source of 93 percent of the heroin, morphine and other opiates on the world market, according.....- 8/28/2007 11:19:45 AM
How Moral Is it To Use Pilotless Planes (aka Reaper) To Use in War? (salon) I've said before that the idea that war is like some kind of video game, where the controllers are sitting in Las Vegas and sending pilotless planes over to kill people in some other country is cold a.....- 8/28/2007 11:06:19 AM
US Air Attacks O Day on Iraq and Afghanistan- and France Threatens Air Strikes on Iran (salon) I think air strikes are cowardly and the innocent civilians, including children, that die in these attacks are not *collatoral damage*. First up, Afghanistan bombed by US air strikes, civilians dead.......- 8/28/2007 10:59:47 AM
NTTA (North Texas Toll Authority) Toll Rates To Rise-EXAMPLE of why Toll Roads Have You At their Mercy (salon) I've read already that, at least on the 121 toll road that is up near Denton and Collin County, people will HAVE to use rfid-laced tolltags because they won't even have cash cages for your quarters. H.....- 8/28/2007 10:51:23 AM
4 Cities Near Temple, Texas Band Together to FIGHT the Trans-Texas Corridor-*TTC Driven by Greed* (salon) Even though the Texas Legislature has sold us out, there are still fighting mayors and leaders in Bartlett, Holland, Little River-Academy, and Rogers.The cities of Bartlett, Holland, Little River-Acad.....- 8/28/2007 10:46:59 AM
One More Comment About Living in a County Where There's a Nuclear Power Plant (salon) Judge Maynard said the other day that people who lived here BEFORE Comanche Peak was built knew what they were getting into when it was constructed, and people that moved here AFTER Comanche Peak also.....- 8/28/2007 10:36:39 AM
Some Would Have You Believe Nuclear Energy Power Plants Are Entirely Safe with Zero Problems (salon) and the newest spin I've seen coming out about this lately is that Nuclear Power Plants Do Not Contribute to Global Warming. Chet Edwards was trumpeting that the other day, along with a discussion of .....- 8/28/2007 10:30:20 AM
Nuclear Reactor News O Day-Comanche Peak (Glen Rose, Texas) Inadequate Fire Protection - August 2007 (salon) Event Report from the NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) for August 14, 2007Power ReactorEvent Number: 43562Facility: COMANCHE PEAKRegion: 4 State: TXUnit: [1] [ ] [ ]RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LPNR.....- 8/28/2007 10:10:15 AM
I dunno-WHY did Tom Cruise Want to Play a Nazi? (salon) Event Report from the NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) for August 14, 2007Power ReactorEvent Number: 43562Facility: COMANCHE PEAKRegion: 4 State: TXUnit: [1] [ ] [ ]RX Type: [1] W-4-LP,[2] W-4-LPNR.....- 8/28/2007 9:06:13 AM
What Do George Michael and Senator Larry Craig Have in Common? (salon) They Both Love Them Public Toilets!From 2002The star spoke openly about his arrest for lewd conduct in a Los Angeles public toilet in an interview with BBC Radio 1's Jo Whiley. Michael's arrest led to.....- 8/28/2007 8:39:01 AM
And Now, The Alberto Gonzales Is Gone Jokes Begin (salon) Heh. It's been easy to poke fun at him before, and now here's 2 columns of more funny.Kelso from the Austin American Stateman.Gonzales' memory was so bad that it became a national punch line. "We.....- 8/28/2007 8:08:54 AM
Looks like Joelle Ogletree is Going to Sue Glen Rose ISD Over the False Sex With Students Allegations (salon) Heh. It's been easy to poke fun at him before, and now here's 2 columns of more funny.Kelso from the Austin American Stateman.Gonzales' memory was so bad that it became a national punch line. "We.....- 8/27/2007 9:41:47 PM
How Long Before THIS Shows Up on the Globe? Laura Bush Cancels Trip with Hub (salon) Heh. It's been easy to poke fun at him before, and now here's 2 columns of more funny.Kelso from the Austin American Stateman.Gonzales' memory was so bad that it became a national punch line. "We.....- 8/27/2007 1:13:11 PM
Rumour that Rick *39 Percent* Perry Might Take Over the Republican Governors Association in 2008 (salon) God forbid he actually work for THIS state as Governor.In a development not yet made public, knowledgeable Republicans say that Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is likely to take over the Republican Governor.....- 8/27/2007 12:33:22 PM
Texas Judge Rules that Corporations May Now Legally Buy Elections (salon) Well, that's what it looks like, anyway. Remember how TAB (Texas Association of Business) funded campaign literature funded by some corporations for, among others, Sid Miller? There are 2 lawsuits out.....- 8/27/2007 12:27:32 PM
Who Wants To be Seen with Gonzales? Not Bush! (salon) When Karl Rove boo-hooed into the microphone and left recently, Bush was there right by his side to see him off. Same thing with Rumsfeld. So what is Gonzales? Chopped Liver? Nuclear Waste? You can't .....- 8/27/2007 12:18:21 PM
Homeland Security's Chertoff's Program to Use Satellites To Look Into Our Homes (salon) I sure HOPE the rumours aren't true that Chertoff is the one to replace incompetent crooked Alberto Gonzales, but it's too much to hope, I'm sure, that Bush won't want to put another mobster in place......- 8/27/2007 12:01:20 PM
Bush's Shiny Anbar Province, Iraq Example is Bribery and Thug Central (salon) Already told you before that the Bush administration is bribing the leaders in Anbar province, both with ammo and moolah.. AND that Gates thinks this is the way to pacify people in the region. Makes y.....- 8/27/2007 11:17:42 AM
Who Knew that Bush's *Ownership Society* was Actually the Subprime Mortgage Ripoff Scam (salon) Yeah. Everybody can own a home as long as you got one of those rip-off mortgage loans. Why am I not surprised. Incidentally, the Jim Hightower Lowdown newsletter has a good article on this subject in .....- 8/27/2007 10:25:59 AM
The Bees That Stung Those People in Millsap Texas? European, Not Africanized (salon) Remember reading that horrendous story a while back of a couple from Millsap, Texas that were stung by hundreds of bees, and people wondered if the reason they stung was that they were Africanized? Th.....- 8/27/2007 10:22:05 AM
Fear-Mongering Headline for Baytown, Tx Roads-Is TxDOT PR Behind This? (salon) So I'm reading this headline from the Houston Chronicle that says "Baytown's Open Roads May be Invitation to Crime: Is violent crime taking a fast lane to Baytown?". The article goes on to i.....- 8/27/2007 9:57:41 AM
Verichip Still Pushing It's Human Implant RFID Chip for Alzheimer's Patients (salon) Last I looked, there weren't many takers, even though a nurse can just wave a wand over the person's arm and read information from the chip EMBEDDED IN HIS OR HER BODY. Frankly, this stuff is creepy b.....- 8/27/2007 9:40:07 AM
Acid Reflux? Implant an RFID Chip (salon) A wireless implant that monitors esophageal reflux could produce more-accurate results for doctors and more comfort for patients than current technology. The device incorporates radio-frequency identi.....- 8/27/2007 9:37:44 AM
Drawing Down the Troops-Will Private Contractors Be Drawn Down Too? Will Any Stay? How Many? (salon) That's a critical question I think the Presidential candidates need to answer. Now. I saw also this morning that the DNI is starting to outsource its intelligence thug activities. Is this OKAY with wh.....- 8/27/2007 8:55:37 AM
Alberto *Mr. Torture* Gonzales Gone- Did Dems Do a Deal? Bush's Surveillance Bill for Gonzo's Head? (salon) Woke up to the heartwarming news that Gonzales will be announcing via a press conference at 9:30 CST that he's gone, I'm sure he needs to spend more time with his family or something. But why now? It .....- 8/27/2007 8:36:55 AM
Po Po People IN the World That Do Not Have Maps (salon) Woke up to the heartwarming news that Gonzales will be announcing via a press conference at 9:30 CST that he's gone, I'm sure he needs to spend more time with his family or something. But why now? It .....- 8/26/2007 8:19:04 PM
VIDEO- Union Leaders at SPP Protest in Canada Stop Agent Provocateurs From Creating Havor at Protest (salon) Woke up to the heartwarming news that Gonzales will be announcing via a press conference at 9:30 CST that he's gone, I'm sure he needs to spend more time with his family or something. But why now? It .....- 8/26/2007 7:40:12 PM
100 Degrees Out, I'm Inside.. So Here's a Video of a Bumblebee outside the window (salon) Woke up to the heartwarming news that Gonzales will be announcing via a press conference at 9:30 CST that he's gone, I'm sure he needs to spend more time with his family or something. But why now? It .....- 8/26/2007 5:14:37 PM
Video from Chet Edwards Town Hall Meeting in Granbury, Texas Part 4-Questions from the Audience (salon) Woke up to the heartwarming news that Gonzales will be announcing via a press conference at 9:30 CST that he's gone, I'm sure he needs to spend more time with his family or something. But why now? It .....- 8/26/2007 6:38:30 PM
Texas General Land Office Says Screw You To Conservation Fund That Donated Big Bend Land (salon) I wish we'd elected Valinda Hathcox. Sheesh. I certainly hope, since the Fund only donated the land with the provision that it STAY as park land, or conserved land, that they sue the pants off Texas f.....- 8/26/2007 3:51:27 PM
Where Does Nuclear Waste Get Stored? Example of FirstEnergy's Perry Nuclear Power Plant (salon) PR release about how there is even MORE nuclear waste to be stored onsite at Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Ohio. You know, Chet Edwards is all for more nuclear power, and talks about how clean the tech.....- 8/26/2007 3:40:44 PM
Waxahachie Editorial- Paying Taxes to be Propagandized by TxDOT (salon) Great editorial by Paul Perry (no relation to 39 percent) in the Waxahachie Daily Light)Talk about grist for my mill or even fodder for my cannon: Ready, aim, guess what? Everyone’s favorite “underfun.....- 8/26/2007 3:17:16 PM
Why Does Clinton Sneer At Democracy in Iraq? Al-Malaki Tells Critics To Stop (salon) I saw an article about Cllnton joining with Levin to call for Al-Malaki's removal the other day. That, including Bush's comments about how he supports Al-Maliki, while other factions in the Bush admin.....- 8/26/2007 3:00:32 PM
Bush, AWOL from Vietnam, Pushes Out Idiocy to The Gullible (salon) I saw an article about Cllnton joining with Levin to call for Al-Malaki's removal the other day. That, including Bush's comments about how he supports Al-Maliki, while other factions in the Bush admin.....- 8/26/2007 2:29:28 PM
Obama Panders to Republicans in the Name of Bi-Partisanship (salon) I don't have any problem with the 2 parties working together to get things done, but I sure object to pandering to Republicans, whose policies have been extremely detrimental to our country, by wannab.....- 8/26/2007 2:28:22 PM
Bush's Torture Executive Order- The LoopHole for CIA Interrogations that Violate the Geneva Conventions (salon) Since Bush already has been allowing violations of Geneva Conventions, and wanted to have the CIA free from being treated as war criminals (despite his lies about "We do not torture"), it's .....- 8/26/2007 2:26:05 PM
Sid Miller (Tx House Dist 59), the RVAA (Religious Viewpoints AntiDiscrimination Act) and Schools Like SISD (salon) I confess that when this bill, about promoting and protecting student's free speech rights in schools, came up, I couldn't understand why it was even needed. But then, I read that it was to push relig.....- 8/26/2007 2:23:16 PM
Clueless President = Lost Nation (pstern) Maybe the president needs to clean the White House windows to get a better view of middle America.  Eleven million Americans are out of work, while thousands have lost their homes to foreclosure.  Hun.....- 8/26/2007 12:08:03 PM
More on that Hydrogen Sulfate Contamination -Momentum in Albany, Texas Sues DCP For Toxic Gas Migration (salon) The other day I wrote about a meeting concerning DCP in which gas producers were whining about the injection well getting shut down by the Texas Railroad Commission because, um, too much H2S gas getti.....- 8/26/2007 10:38:35 AM
FWST tells people to Get Over RFID Toll Tags-You Vill Haff To Have Vun Anyway, Someday (salon) Right in the article is a part about how easy it is now for evidence about your driving habits to be used in court, because of the tags. And you also can't anymore go ON the toll roads if you don't ha.....- 8/26/2007 10:29:49 AM
Arrggh- TxDOT's Toll Campaign Compares the TTC to Eisenhower's Interstate System (salon) BUT THE INTERSTATE SYSTEM WAS AND IS FREE. Pfftttt! I notice the Brownsville paper doesn't seem too pleased with the idea that TxDOT, while whining that they don't have money to do NEW, FREE ROADS, is.....- 8/26/2007 10:22:32 AM
Boom! Explosions Taking Place on the Property-TimeSlice is back! (salon) Yesterday afternoon,  I heard a loud explosion that sounded like the toilet fell on someone. Looked out and there was a guy from Timeslice on his four-wheeler out in the back property, apparently sett.....- 8/26/2007 10:18:26 AM
Should you Vote for a Flawed Candidate Whose Views You Despise ONLY Because YOu Think He or She Will Win? (salon) Not a secret here that this writer intends to vote for Dennis Kucinich in the primary because I absolutely do not agree with the views of the so-called frontrunners, CALLED so because they have the mo.....- 8/26/2007 10:15:20 AM
How Much DO We Pay for Bush's Visits? (salon) from DemocracyForNewMexicoAnother Republican campaign expense to be be borne by taxpayers -- this one by Americans as a whole -- is the cost of Air Force One. According to the Journal, flight costs fo.....- 8/26/2007 9:57:51 AM
Gas Well Drilling Coming to Dallas County-Grand Prairie Sets Limits On How Close the Wells Can Be (salon) I noticed this Dallas Morning News article says "Don't Say You Weren't Warned", which was a theme in another article recently as well. Isn't that human nature, though, not to pay attention t.....- 8/26/2007 9:55:46 AM
VIDEO-Part 3 of Chet Edwards Town Hall Meeting Granbury (Hood Co) Texas- Questions from the Audience (salon) I have to say that the difference between a Chet Edwards meeting and what I've read about Bush meetings is that Chet actually takes all questions, good and bad, favorable to him or unfavorable, unlike.....- 8/26/2007 9:21:15 AM
Video from Chet Edwards Granbury (Hood Co) Texas Town Hall Meeting Part 2 (salon) My first thought when he said that he heard so often that Homeland Security was a big issue whereever he went was that he, um, hasn't had a Town Hall Meeting in Glen Rose this time, so how is it that .....- 8/25/2007 9:23:33 PM
Attwater Prairie Chicken Eggs Bred at Fossil Rim (Glen Rose) Released in Goliad, Texas (salon) From the Victoria AdvocateTwenty-two endangered Attwater's prairie chickens - 11 cocks and 11 hens - were set out in two pens Friday afternoon to acclimate to their new home in Goliad County, a ranch .....- 8/25/2007 3:46:39 PM
Audio/Video from Chet Edwards' Hood County (Granbury, Texas) Town Hall Meeting on Friday August 24, 2007-Part 1 (salon) Since there was no town hall meeting scheduled for people in Somervell County, we went to the Hood County meeting in Granbury. (Will say again that I think it's important and want Edwards to have a to.....- 8/25/2007 8:49:01 PM
Met with House Representative Chet Edwards (D) yesterday (Chair) Some things I walked away with...Chet Edwards is involved with the local leaders of the communities of Glen Rose and Granbury to find out what he can do to help and where needs/concerns are. Chet Edwa.....- 8/25/2007 11:23:46 AM
Chet Edwards (US House Dist 17) Met With Some Residents This Morning at Big Cup Cafe Restaurant (salon) A few notes from the meeting. There were roughly 15-20 people in attendance, to include a few of the county commissioners (Mike Ford, James Barnard, and Lloyd Wirt) and Judge Maynard. Also Larry Smith.....- 8/24/2007 11:58:34 AM
On that Ethics Complaint from 2006 That Alvis Yardley Filed Against Sid Miller (Tx House Dist 59) (salon) Here's where I wrote about it at the time, and of course, Miller was fine for ethics violations. I noticed an article in the Stephenville paper from today in which Miller talks about his actions regar.....- 8/23/2007 11:24:40 PM
Sid Miller (TX House Dist 59)'s Campaign Finance Report for July 16, 2007 (salon) First up, the man needs to get someone who can spell-I thought Miller used to be a teacher-perhaps he should proofread the reports that go in under his name. Second, he (or whoever enters this) contin.....- 8/23/2007 12:41:11 PM
TxDOT needs a short leash (pstern) It's time to end TxDOT's autonomy and anti-community actions Thanks to officials like Gov. Rick Perry and Rep. Mike Krusee during the past several years the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) .....- 8/22/2007 8:23:40 PM
Bruce Fein: Why is *Queen* Pelosi's Voice the Final One On Whether Bush Gets Impeached? (salon) from Salon. Ugh, I didn't know this about Conyers.The prospect of an impeachment inquiry by the House judiciary committee would concentrate the minds of the president and vice president wonderfully on.....- 8/22/2007 2:51:30 PM
Chet Edwards IS Coming to Somervell County- at 8:00 am to Big Cup Eatery Restaurant on Friday (salon) Public welcome. I don't know why Chet Edwards office in Cleburne didn't know about this. I found out by asking in the judge's office at the County Courthouse. I told Judge Maynard's secretary that I w.....- 8/22/2007 2:24:43 PM
NOW the US is beginning to worry about *Sovereign Investment Funds*-Undue Political Leverage? (salon) Title: US Fears Overseas Funds Could Buy Up America. I find it hard to believe no one in the Bush administration has thought about this up till now. No, ONLY when it looks like the bottom will fall ou.....- 8/22/2007 1:16:00 PM
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